Local College Sports Update

ECC Soccer was able to down MCCAC conference and NJCAA Region 16 opponent St. Louis Community College by a score of 6-2. The Falcons are now 7-7 on the season with six games remaining before the Region 16 Tournament at the end of October.

ECC Volleyball hosted a six team tournament over the weekend and collected a win over Cottey College by scores of 25-20 & 25-22 in a best two out three set match. The Falcons went the distance against the top two teams in the tournament falling in three sets to Northeastern Oklahoma 25-12, 20-25, 8-15 and MCC-Longview 25-20, 20-25, 11-15.

The Falcon Softball squad finished their final weekend of the fall exhibition season collecting three victories. The first came over Evangel University in Springfield, MO by a score of 5-4. The Falcons were able to knock of their first four year school of the fall season. The other victories came at home with wins over St. Louis Community College by scores of 5-0 and 5-2.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

4 days 8 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Gus Kleekamp with the Washington Post 218 Junior American Legion Baseball Team. Gus pitches, plays shortstop and bats third on the Junior Legion team that won the state championship in Blue Springs over the weekend. He posted the save in a 4-3 win over Festus in the title game. His batting average is .400 with 47-rbi and 47 runs scored. As a pitcher, he's 5-0 with an ERA of 1.631 and a WHIP of .961.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

2 weeks 3 days ago

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SPORTS CORNER

13 hours 5 min ago

Missouri will begin the college football season ranked in the top-25. The Tigers are 23rd in the preseason Coaches' Poll. Defending champion Ohio State is number-one, followed by TCU and Alabama. Mizzou opens the season September 5th at home against Southeast Missouri State.